24 months
4868 USD/year
3898 USD/year
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The Teaching Division of Biomedical Sciences from The Hebrew University of Jerusalem offers a wide range of specialization tracks, combining research and studies in medical and life sciences with emphasis on understanding the functioning of the human body in situations of health and disease.  

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The Biomedical Sciences programme from The Hebrew University of Jerusalem prepares its graduates for teaching and research positions in academic institutions, and research and work in knowledge-intensive industries, hospitals, and healthcare systems.

Program Highlights

The Graduate program in Biomedical Sciences includes 5 sub-teaching tracks: Biochemistry, Metabolism, and Endocrinology; Cellular Biology, Immunology, and Cancer Research; Human Genetics (and Human genetics – genetic counseling); Microbiology and Neurobiology.A Course towards an M.Sc degree is offered in this program. The course includes academic courses (28 credits) + lab research concluded by a written thesis.Also offered under Bio Medical Sciences are PhD & Direct PhD courses (upon completing Masters courses and obtaining a certain level of grades and passing examination- see separate link).Also offered under the program are MD/M.Sc. and MD/Ph.D. degrees (for Israeli MD students only).For more information regarding the specific programs, contact the student’s secretariat.

Programme Structure

Areas of expertise include the understanding and translation of the genetic code into development processes, from the molecular-cellular stage to the creation of a complete body, and understanding the functioning of a single cell and of systems of the body. Specialization tracks offered in the Teaching Division of Biomedical Sciences are as detailed below.

  • Biochemistry, Metabolism and Endocrinology program
  • Cell Biology, Immunology, and Cancer Research program
  • Human Genetics program: research track; genetic counseling track
  • Microbiology program
  • Neurobiology program

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

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Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

For M.Sc degree- An undergraduate GPA of 80 and above from a relevant field (Natural Sciences, Bio-Medicine, etc.)

  • Human Genetics - An undergraduate GPA of 82 and above from a relevant field
  • Genetic Counselling - An undergraduate GPA of 85 and above from a relevant field
  • Abisch-Frenkel - An undergraduate GPA of 90 and above from a relevant field

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    4868 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4868 USD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    3898 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3898 USD per year during 24 months.
  • Annual tuition for all other programs – 14,042 NIS  
    • Annual tuition for Non-Israeli citizens for all other programs - 17,533 NIS 

Living costs for Jerusalem

3622 - 5916 ILS /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Merit-based scholarships and living stipends are available.

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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